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The Washington School of Photography: Vision (Md) - MD Deadline: October 1, 11. The Washington School of Photography has a unique opportunity for Mid- Atlantic camera club members to be part of FotoWeekDC and the Bethesda Art Walk, exhibiting your images to the hundreds of visitors and workshop patrons who visit WSP for the opening and every week. On Friday, November 11, 2011, WSP will open "Vision", a mid-Atlantic Area Camera Club show, in the main section of its first floor gallery. Entries may be hand delivered or mailed to arrive by 5:00 PM, Monday, October 1, 2011. See www.wsp-photo.com for further information.
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition - DC
Deadline: October 31, 11. The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery seeks entries for the next “Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.” The juried exhibition is open to artists over the age of 18 who may submit portraits in any visual-art medium, including painting, drawing, sculpture, prints, photography, electronic and digital media. Works must have been created after January 1, 2010. Submissions may be submitted online at portraitcompetition.si.edu between September 1 to October 31. The work of finalists will be shown in a major exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, March 22, 2013–January 4, 2014. The grand-prize winner will receive a $25,000 cash award and have the opportunity for a separate commission to portray a remarkable living American for the gallery’s collection. In addition, entrants may be featured on face2face.si.edu, the gallery’s blog, as the competition unfolds. Please visit portraitcompetition.si.edu for more information about the submission process.